Ariell Taylor-Brown, the wife of Staff Sergeant Christopher Brown, recently received news of her husband’s death in Afghanistan. But the news didn’t come from the Department of Defense; she got the message via Facebook.
Good news for single men: The number of women in the population will likely be rising in coming years. The occurrence of heart disease continues to increase, and researchers have found an interesting by-product. Women with heart disease are more likely to give birth to female babies.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced that 45 million people received food stamps in 2011. That’s about a 70 percent increase from 2007.
George Zimmerman, charged with second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., was granted a bond of $150,000 by Judge Kenneth Lester Jr.
Ted Nugent is sticking to his guns and refusing to apologize for anything he said in a recent National Rifle Association speech. Nugent started a firestorm with his comments, drawing the attention of the Secret Service. Reportedly, the Secret Service planned to meet with Nugent on Thursday.
One of the women involved in the Secret Service sex scandal said in a recent interview that she was paid a small fraction of the agreed-upon price. She claims they had agreed upon $800, but the next morning the Secret Service agent wanted to pay her only $30.
In a recent interview with Bill Cunningham on WLW radio in Ohio, Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney expressed frustration with President Barack Obama’s jet-setting, leisurely lifestyle.
A soldier who wished to remain anonymous gave the Los Angeles Times 18 photos taken in 2010 that show U.S soldiers posing with corpses of insurgents in Afghanistan. The soldier said he gave the photos to The Times in order to show security shortcomings and prevent the embarrassing act from happening again.
In the last Presidential election, the treatment of dogs became an issue when Barack Obama’s campaign harped on an incident involving Mitt Romney. Now, Obama finds himself in the hot seat for his treatment of canines.
On Tuesday, lawmakers in the House passed legislation that makes it harder for areas to restrict hunting and fishing on public lands and ensures that lead will continue to be used in bullets and fishing tackle. The bill faces an uncertain future in the Senate.